All posts by Andrea Schneider

Israel Reflections 2019–Supreme Court & Eco Peace

As we said our goodbyes to Yad Vashem, we headed towards the beautiful Israeli Supreme Court to hear from former Chief Justice Asher Dan Grunis. Justice Grunis spoke to the students about the differences between the U.S. Supreme Court and the Israeli Supreme Court.  The comparison in the annual caseload (about 70 cases in the … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2019–Supreme Court & Eco Peace

Israel Reflections 2019–Day Two–Masada, the Dead Sea and Dialogue

On Day 2 of our magical trip to Israel we visited Masada and the Dead Sea. As student Alexander Hensley put it “[It] was the perfect way to kick off this trip.” (Let me note to all travelers, a day in the sun outside is quintessential jetlag recovery!) The story of Masada is one that … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2019–Day Two–Masada, the Dead Sea and Dialogue

AALS Best Section Award

Hi all–you have likely heard that the AALS awarded the DR section its best section of the year award last week. But, we now have photographic proof!    It is wonderful that the AALS has recognized us and our field.  Wishing us all the best for the new semester and the new year!